Definition of Survey. Meaning of Survey. Synonyms of Survey

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Definition of Survey

Survey
Survey Sur*vey", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Surveyed; p. pr. & vb. n. Surveying.] [OF. surveoir, surveer; sur, sor, over, E. sur + veoir, veeir, to see, F. voir, L. videre. See Sur-, and Vision, and cf. Supervise.] 1. To inspect, or take a view of; to view with attention, as from a high place; to overlook; as, to stand on a hill, and survey the surrounding country. Round he surveys and well might, where he stood, So high above. --Milton. 2. To view with a scrutinizing eye; to examine. With such altered looks, . . . All pale and speechless, he surveyed me round. --Dryden. 3. To examine with reference to condition, situation, value, etc.; to examine and ascertain the state of; as, to survey a building in order to determine its value and exposure to loss by fire. 4. To determine the form, extent, position, etc., of, as a tract of land, a coast, harbor, or the like, by means of linear and angular measurments, and the application of the principles of geometry and trigonometry; as, to survey land or a coast. 5. To examine and ascertain, as the boundaries and royalties of a manor, the tenure of the tenants, and the rent and value of the same. [Eng.] --Jacob (Law Dict.).

Meaning of Survey from wikipedia

- Look up survey in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Survey may refer to: Statistical survey, a method for collecting quantitative information about items...
- Surveying or land surveying is the technique, profession, art, and science of determining the terrestrial two-dimensional or three-dimensional positions...
- Survey methodology is "the study of survey methods". As a field of applied statistics concentrating on human-research surveys, survey methodology studies...
- Survey (OS) is the national mapping agency for Great Britain. The agency's name indicates its original military purpose (see ordnance and surveying)...
- A paid or incentivized survey is a type of statistical survey where the parti****nts/members are rewarded through an incentive program, generally entry...
- Survey markers, also called survey marks, survey monuments, or geodetic marks, are objects placed to mark key survey points on the Earth's surface. They...
- Hydrographic survey is the science of measurement and description of features which affect maritime navigation, marine construction, dredging, offs****...
- Preservation survey (also known as condition survey, conservation needs survey or preservation ****essment) is the process of collecting and analyzing...
- A geological survey is the systematic investigation of the geology beneath a given piece of ground for the purpose of creating a geological map or model...
- Systematic survey or extensive survey is the archaeological technique of detailed examination of an area for the purpose of recording the location and...